They say that having people you care about is important. They say that in the end the love you receive is equal to the love you give. They say that pizza is delicious. They say a lot of things. However, those things? Totally true. Loved ones are beyond important. They are essential. Still, in this modern, hectic world, it’s easy to get your emotions lost in...

Even though Anakin Skywalker may hate sand because it’s coarse, and rough and gets everywhere, that doesn’t mean that the beach is inherently bad. As a matter of fact, it’s pretty darned cool, especially now that we are rapidly heading toward winter. Sigh. What we all wouldn’t give right about now for just one more beach day. Well, put a cork in it Romeo, we have a bunch of...

Fitbit are certainly not ‘newbs’ when it comes to wearable technology and, specifically, fitness trackers. And, you know, most fitness trackers can download a watch app if you are so inclined, however the company hasn’t formally unveiled a smartwatch proper. Well, guess what? According to venerable tech publication The Verge, the company is about...

Aren’t you sick and tired of your fabric being about as dumb as a bag of bricks? It’s about time the actual fabric that make up the body of the clothes we wear jump on the smart train. After all, our watches, phones and everything else has already made the leap. Why not the stuff that binds together to create our jeans, shirts and pantsuits? Well, it...

According to ‘doctors’ and ‘experts,’ if a person exercises a good amount they will, in turn, reap a whole myriad of health benefits. Sure, we can all get behind that. However, getting in the exercise groove isn’t exactly the easiest thing in the world. Standing up and doing stuff is so hard and hanging out and eating burritos is so easy. That’s where wearables...

It was only a matter of time before companies started releasing stuff ‘for the ladies.’ This isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes it is downright cool. However, sometimes it can be a pandering, ridiculous mess. All of you gamers out there, remember this gem? It’s Princess Peach from Super Mario Bros finally starring in her own platform game. Her powers? Tears and emotions of...

We’ve all been there. A few drinks turns into a few more and pretty soon you are kidnapped by a team of International organ thieves. You wake up a few days later in a dilapidated hotel room and a gaping wound on the lower left side of your chest. How in tarnation can we prevent such a tragedy? If only someone we cared about knew just how wasted we were and...

It used to be ‘Rolling Stones or Beatles?’ and ‘Blur or Oasis?’ It used to be ‘Coke or Pepsi?” and ‘paper or plastic?” The new society-defining question may just be ‘smartband or smartwatch?” Companies seem to be prepping both of them at a rapid clip and, sure, they tend to share a lot of the same features but that doesn’t keep people,...

As future forward as smartwatches and smartbands are, they have one major detriment they aren’t getting over anytime soon. The watch and armband are items you must additionally place on your person in order to get their benefits. In other words,  you weren’t really clamoring to wear a watch or armband before you found out about all of the cool features....

The thing about kidneys is they, every once in a while, fail. Contrary to popular belief, we need those things as they filter blood and create urine. Those are two of the most important bodily fluids. Is blood considered a bodily fluid? In any event, I digress. When they tend to fail, it forces people to be hooked up to these large and obstructive machines called...